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Public good approach to weather data not suitable for commercial purposes: WMO director

Dimitar Ivanov, director at Geneva-based World Meteorological Organization, speaks to …

‘The Earth is revealing the carbon cycle to modern science’

Balz S Kamber speaks to Down To Earth about the effect of anthropogenic emissions on the …

'Climate change reversal unlikely; mantra is to adapt'

Down To Earth speaks to Anjal Prakash, associate professor, Regional Water Studies, TERI …

We are seeing the beginnings of the era of climate barbarism: Naomi Klein

The No Logo author talks about solutions to the climate crisis, Greta Thunberg, birth …

‘People with high social status aren’t concerned about environment’

Australian researcher Samantha K Stanley speaks to Down To Earth about her research that …

'Natural disasters are shaped by social and economic inequality'

Down To Earth speaks to historian Ben Kingsbury, who, in his book An Imperial Disaster: The …

Himalayan meltdown: ‘Besides global warming, pollution also impacts glaciers’

ICIMOD director general talks to Down To Earth about the first-ever assessment of climate …

'Blown away by passion of India's millennial activists'

Geoff Dembicki is a Canadian freelance journalist and author of the book Are We Screwed? …

‘We won’t deliver financial stability if we don’t manage climate risks’

UK’s climate envoy talks to Down To Earth about their efforts to combat climate …

Droughts in India were caused by El Nio

Richard Grove , a noted environmental historian from the Australian National University, …

Prevention is the only cure

Diseases due to change in the environment are on the rise, especially in India. Olavi Elo ,…

"Urban management in India is poor"

Every year during monsoons, many towns in India experience heavy flooding. These floods - …

"We are not afraid to lay down more lives for our rights"

Chilika, Asia's largest brackish water lake in Orissa, is in the midst of a controversy …

Detergents threaten India's waterbodies

Narinder K Kaushik, professor emeritus at the University of Guleph, Ontario, Canada, speaks …

Profiting from disaster

Zoramthanga , the chief minister of Mizoram, has many reasons to reminisce the birth of his …

'Slow, creeping catastrophe'

Former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (…

'Give communities a say in tourism'

RAJIV BHARTARI, a LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development)fellow, is building a …

'Farmers will have no choice'

DAVID HATHAWAY is a social scientist who has worked in Brazil on issues such as …

"The name of the game is resource productivity"

Currently chairperson of the Bundestag committee on environment, nature conservation and …

"The UK has to live by its wits"

DAVID ANTHONY KING has been chief scientific advisor to the United Kingdom government for 3 …

"We need to think about all of us as being citizens of the same world"

Joseph E Stiglitz helped create a new branch of economics - the Economics of Information. …

"Psychosocial care should be a component of overall health care"

K SEKAR, assistant professor, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS)…